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Five Home Assistant Tips with the SuburbanNerd

Five Home Assistant Tips with the SuburbanNerd

Today, we collaborated with @SuburbanNerd to bring his Top 5 tips for getting the most out of Home Assistant. This is part of his Home ... Read More

Solar Powered Motion Activated Palm Tree Lights!

Solar Powered Motion Activated Palm Tree Lights!

This weekend, I was able to unbox and review some fantastic Solar Motion Spotlights! They come in a 2 pack and I had plans to ... Read More

Blame the Network Team

Blame the Network Team

It's Friday! I'm ready for the weekend. Remember WAY back in 2019 when the offices were open and all of your IT problems were the ... Read More

My Home Assistant Vacuum Automation! Rescue Me Mode!

My Home Assistant Vacuum Automation! Rescue Me Mode!

This weekend, I finished up a project giving my Neato D7 Robot vacuum a voice in the house to alert us when it gets stuck. ... Read More

The Home Assistant Logbook

The Home Assistant Logbook

Here is a quick overview of how I use the Home Assistant Logbook for troubleshooting my automations and figuring out new ideas for things to ... Read More

Phyn Plus – Smart Water Shutoff Device

Phyn Plus – Smart Water Shutoff Device

Leak detection in a smart home is not very sexy. These are usually devices that are put around the house under sinks, near water heaters ... Read More

Wyze No Contact Thermometer

Wyze No Contact Thermometer

You might not think of Wyze when your next thermometer but let me tell you, this thing is great. Wyze doesn't even make this though. ... Read More

8 Free News Channels for your Roku

8 Free News Channels for your Roku

I'm a CordCutter. No traditional TV package for me. For some new cordcutters, getting live news can be a challenge. Here are 8 free Roku ... Read More

How to Add Webhooks to Home Assistant

How to Add Webhooks to Home Assistant

This weekend, I finally got around to fixing my IFTTT to Home Assistant WebHooks. Documented in issue #426. Webhooks and IFTTT can be used to ... Read More

SONOS ends support for legacy speaker devices

SONOS ends support for legacy speaker devices

Today, Sonos (makers of high end connected smart speakers) announced it will phase out support for its legacy speakers and products.  The planned sunsetting of ... Read More